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Marquette University In The News is a weekly compilation of top media reports about Marquette University and members of the university community.

April 10, 2019


Marquette University’s College of Nursing PALS program assists residents of St. Camillus
Marquette nursing students help run the circuit-style program for St. Camillus residents that has been developed and refined for over 15 years.

Story aired on WITI-TV (FOX 6), April 5, 2019

Diederich College of Communication student wins The Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Award
Malaina Moore was selected as one of The Kennedy Center Artist Award recipients for her production of “White Privilege.”

Story appeared on Broadway World, April 9, 2019

Marquette University Blockchain Lab partners with Northwestern Mutual
The Marquette Blockchain Lab and Northwestern Mutual are partnering up again, this time for the 2019 Digital Economies Summit on April 26.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Business Journal, April 3, 2019
Story aired on Milwaukee Public Radio, April 4, 2019

Marquette University Police Department reminds students of ride share safety tips
A message was sent out to all Marquette students on April 5 reminding them to be safe when entering Ubers and to ask the driver, “Who are you waiting for?” after the tragic death of a University of South Carolina student who entered a car she believed was her Uber.

Story aired on WTMJ-TV (NBC 4), April 5, 2019

Marquette University intends to begin demolition of McCormick Hall
Marquette Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Joel Pogodzinski said the cost to maintain McCormick Hall is “no longer economically prudent.” Demolition will begin in May 2019.

Story appeared on Milwaukee Business Journal, April 3, 2019
Story aired on WTMJ-AM radio, April 5, 2019

Marquette University Law School Poll reveals opinions on marijuana legalization
Support for marijuana legalization among Wisconsin voters is 59 percent; 35 percent opposed.

Story appeared in U.S. News & World Report, April 7, 2019

Paul Nolette, associate professor of political science, tracked the lawsuits faced by President Trump as compared to former presidents. “Trump has already faced more joint challenges from states in his first two years than either Barack Obama or George W. Bush did in their eight years in office,” he said.

Story appeared in USA Today, April 10, 2019

Charles Franklin, professor of law and public policy and director of the Marquette Law School Poll, commented on the importance of gaining votes from those in the Milwaukee suburbs. “It’s the paradox of Trump’s strategy of appealing to his base constantly. It also helps gin up the feelings of your opposition. I think that it’s a gift to Democrats that keeps on giving,” he said.

Story appeared in The New York Times, April 4, 2019

Rev. Steven Avella, professor of history, won the Shambaugh Award from the State Historical Society of Iowa for his book about the Catholic Church in southwest Iowa. “Avella is clear-eyed and professional in bringing together the story of a diocese of small cities and big towns bound together by hundreds of bustling farms.”

Story appeared in the Des Moines Register, April 5, 2019

Budweiser honors former Marquette University Basketball star Dwyane Wade
“This Bud’s for 3” is an emotional take on Dwyane Wade’s jersey-swap rituals. It also includes an appearance from Marquette alumna Tamara Johnson, who received a scholarship as part of Wade’s work with the Boys and Girls Club.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and numerous outlets around the country, including the Miami Herald and USA Today, April 9, 2019

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